Yuri YEGOROV
Юрий ЕГОРОВ
Youri EGOROV
USSR, 1960  
fiction
Prostaya istoriya
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Простая история

 

 Prostaya istoriya

 Une histoire simple

 
Directed by : Yuri YEGOROV (Юрий ЕГОРОВ)
 
Cast
Nonna MORDYUKOVA (Нонна МОРДЮКОВА)
Vasili SHUKSHIN (Василий ШУКШИН)
 
Spectators : 46,8 million spectators in the USSR
 
Site : IMDb

Plot synopsis
A woman, having lost her husband during the war, devoted her life to the collective farm. Many people did not like Alexandra Potapova (Nonna Mordyukova) for her frankness and uncompromising character, but she was elected president of the collective farm. It was not easy for her to recover from a collapsed economy, to put to work those who used to do nothing. A young man Ivan Lykov (Vasily Shukshin) used to go to see her before, so now she chased him away. The secretary of the district committee Danilov (Mikhail Ulyanov) helped her a lot. Alexandra loved Danilov, this intelligent and energetic person. An unexpected love for the secretary of the district committee made her life both happy and difficult. But Danilov gave up: a party member could not afford "criminal sex" ...